Exchange traded funds (ETFs) focused on a variety of emerging and frontier markets, including the Middle East, Thailand, along with broader funds, are trading higher this morning. One impetus for the performance is a report that emerging market equity fund inflows tripled last week, according to a report from EPFR Global. The week ending Dec. 23 saw $1.7 billion in inflows, triple what was seen in the week before. Here are more stories on the subject that may interest you:

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